The RCPCH, in conjunction with GIRFT (Getting it Right First Time) Neonatology, are conducting a snapshot survey of the neonatal workforce across the four nations on 18th September and 21st September 2019. The purpose of the survey is to get a more in depth real-life snapshot of what is happening on the ground in neonatology, looking at workforce and activity, workload and responsibilities, staff wellbeing, safety and governance.
BAPM has moved to a new web platform which means that the website looks a little different. We are offering more member exclusive resources than ever before and BAPM members will need to create a user account on the new website to access member only content.
The Infected Blood Inquiry is in the process of gathering evidence to examine the circumstances in which men, women and children treated by the NHS were given infected blood and blood products, in particular since the 1970s.
BAPM has surveyed all members to ask for their views on formula milk companies (FMCs) being allowed a presence at BAPM events. The survey results will assist the BAPM Executive Committee with developing future policy in this area.
BAPM has written to networks advising only those nurses rostered to be working wholly clinical for that shift should be documented on Badgernet. This was following concerns raised with BAPM about this issue.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is planning to update the clinical guideline on the Screening of Retinopathy of Prematurity. A draft scope has been prepared and they would very much appreciate your comments.